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Whipped Feta Dip

Whipped Feta Dip is an easy but impressive appetizer that everyone will love! The whipped feta takes 20 minutes to make and has crumbled feta cheese, sour cream, olive oil, honey, lemon juice and zest, and salt, and is topped with a honey and red pepper flake drizzle. It’s the perfect combination of tangy, sweet, and spicy!

Whipped Feta Dip

I love a good appetizer and I love them even more when they’re easy! I always prefer recipes that can be made in advance and don’t require a lot of last-minute preparation. I mean, who wants to do a ton of work during happy hour? Reduce your stress and enjoy your cocktail and your appetizer, too! Whipped Feta Dip with Hot Honey is one of those appetizer recipes that can be entirely prepped in advance and is always a huge hit at parties and potlucks.

What You’ll Need for Whipped Feta with Hot Honey

  • Feta Cheese – you can start with crumbled or a block – it doesn’t matter since it’ll be pureed into a dip!
  • Sour Cream – you can also use plain Greek yogurt, if you’d prefer.
  • Olive Oil
  • Honey – this is in the dip and as a topping.
  • Lemon
  • Salt 
  • Red Pepper Flakes – where the honey gets its heat!

This Whipped Feta Dip is perfect as a holiday appetizer!

  1. It can be made in advance.
  2. It takes 10-15 minutes to make – so fast!
  3. Everyone loves a creamy dip!

Whipped Feta Dip FAQ’s

Can I use a different type of cheese?

I think feta really works best in this dip, however goat cheese would be a good substitute.

Can this be made in advance?

Yes! The whipped feta and hot honey can both be prepped in advance. I would just assemble it with the hot honey on top immediately before serving.

How long will whipped feta last?

This whipped feta dip recipe will last in the refrigerator for 5-7 days an airtight container. If possible, top with the hot honey mixture immediately before serving.

Is whipped feta dip served cold?

Yes, this is a cold appetizer.

How to Make Whipped Feta Dip

As mentioned earlier, this is such an easy dip to make! To start, you’ll need a food processor or a blender.

Add ingredients to food processor or blender. Add all of the ingredients – feta cheese, sour cream, olive oil, lemon juice, lemon zest, honey, and salt – to the food processor or blender and puree. It’s okay if it’s not completely smooth. I find that in my food processor there are still small lumps compared to in my blender it gets completely smooth. Either way is delicious!

Make the hot honey. To make the hot honey, add the honey and red chili flakes to a small pot and let simmer for 3-4 minutes. This is just to infuse the heat from the chili flakes into the honey.

Serve. To serve, transfer the whipped feta dip into a bowl and then drizzle with the hot honey. Top with chopped chives and some freshly cracked pepper and serve!

What to Serve With Whipped Feta Dip

This feta dip is delicious served with pita chips, toasted crostini, crackers, or fresh veggies.

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Whipped Feta with Hot Honey

Whipped Feta Dip

An easy appetizer recipe with whipped feta cheese and a homemade hot honey drizzled on top!
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: appetizer, christmas, feta cheese, holidays, honey
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 350kcal
Author: Taylor Ellingson

Ingredients

Whipped Feta

  • 12 ounces feta cheese, crumbled
  • 8 ounces sour cream
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp lemon zest

Honey Honey

  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • chopped chives, for topping

Instructions

  • Add all of the ingredients for the whipped feta to a food processor or blender and blend until smooth.
  • Add the honey and red pepper flakes to a small saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a light simmer and cook for 3 minutes, stirring often.
  • Serve the whipped feta in a bowl topped with the hot honey. Serve with pita chips, crostini, or fresh veggies.
  • Enjoy!

Notes

  • Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator. 
  • Serve with crackers, crostini, pita chips, or fresh veggies. 

Nutrition

Calories: 350kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 70mg | Sodium: 861mg | Potassium: 106mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 524IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 324mg | Iron: 1mg
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